orders, loans And returns

  • Borrowing and returns are possible on site at all library locations. Information on returns by post can be found at the bottom of this page.

  • The open access areas at all library locations are open for media withdrawal and borrowing at the on-site information desks. Uniflow machines and book scanners are accessible.

  • Library media from the following locations is still only available to order via UBsearch: Main Library, Philosophy Department Libraries (Faculty of Catholic Theology) and Theology Department Library 3 (TB3)

  • Important: Any media ordered are only ready for collection at the respective locations after receiving the confirmation email.

    Please note: Orders for media from the main library placed after 3:30 p.m. on Friday can only be collected from the circulation desk on the next business day. Please note that the book is only ready for collection after receipt of the provision email.

    Saturday the Main University Library will remain closed until further notice.

  • Loan period: 30 days for all media

  • Please note:
    - the opening hours of the respective library locations
    - the hygiene measures in library areas



  • Please return the borrowed media to the library locations where they were borrowed (e.g. Book borrowed from UNIPARK Faculty Library >> Return at UNIPARK Faculty Library).

  • Please also make use the book return boxes. (Main Library, Social Sciences Specialist Library, Natural Sciences Faculty Library, UNIPARK Faculty Library, Law Faculty Library (Toskanatrakt & Firmian-Salm-Haus) and Philosophy Department Libraries (Faculty of Catholic Theology & Faculty of Cultural and Social Sciences) –returns possible in the same book return box in the Wallistrakt building).

  • Media of the Sports Science Specialist Library can be returned at all library locations.

  • Please visit our homepage for more information: www.uni-salzburg.at/bibliothek

Returns by Mail:
For return of borrowed books by mail please note - to the address only:  
Salzburg University Library   
Hofstallgasse 2-4, 5020 Salzburg   

Please make sure that the shipment is sufficiently franked (if necessary, postage will be charged to your user account). The liability for damage or loss is up to you.


Contact: ub.salzburg(at)sbg.ac.at
Our staff will try to answer your questions as soon as possible.

Published: 09.12.2020


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